How “Forest Gardens” Are Saving Lives in Africa

Lack of opportunity. Hunger. Malnutrition. Each of these coexists throughout Africa and results in crippling inequalities that lead to endless cycles of poverty. While eliminating these issues goes a long way toward providing a better life for those in the developing world, the solution isn’t as simple as just throwing money at the problem. That’s where Trees for the Future comes in. Trees for the … Continue reading How “Forest Gardens” Are Saving Lives in Africa

Introducing Trees for the Future: Our Partner That’s Changing Lives in Africa

The United Nations estimates that one out of every nine people suffers from chronic undernourishment. That means almost 800 million people go hungry every day. Developing countries like those in the Sub-Saharan African region have a much higher rate of extreme hunger than anywhere else in the world. To help combat the effects of starvation and poverty, Trex Outdoor Furniture has partnered with Trees for … Continue reading Introducing Trees for the Future: Our Partner That’s Changing Lives in Africa

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Celebrating Earth Day 2016

This year marks Earth Day’s 46th anniversary! The idea for a national day to focus on the environment came to Earth Day founder Gaylord Nelson, then a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, after witnessing the ravages of the 1969 massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, California. On April 22,1970 (a day between students’ Spring Break and Final Exams), 20 million Americans took to the streets, parks, and … Continue reading Celebrating Earth Day 2016